We understand that not many people look forward to having their teeth cleaned, but a regular visit to the dentist can prevent a variety of conditions, from gum disease to tooth decay. At M Dental, our team of dentists and dental hygienists want to provide you and your family with a comfortable experience. We see patients of all ages and you can expect friendly, compassionate service and care.
HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT WHEN YOU VISIT OUR OFFICE FOR A CLEANING
An exam of the teeth, gums, and mouth
Plaque and tartar removal
A thorough toothpaste cleaning
A professional flossing Dental X-rays when necessary
Here’s what you can expect when you visit our office for a dental cleaning.
A Physical Exam
The first step of a cleaning is an exam of your whole mouth, including the teeth, gums, and even the cheeks and jaw bone. Using a small mirror, the hygienist will look closely for any signs of gingivitis or other conditions. If everything is healthy, they’ll continue with the cleaning.
Removing Plaque and Tartar
This is typically the most uncomfortable part of the cleaning, but we urge you to let your hygienist know if you need them to stop or pause. Using a scaler, the hygienist will scrape away at plaque and tartar that has built up around your gum line. Tartar, which is plaque that has hardened, can only be removed at the dentist office, so make sure you’re regularly brushing and flossing to prevent tartar from forming.
Next, your teeth will get a thorough cleaning using a small electric brush. The toothpaste that is used is stronger than the standard toothpaste you have at home, this will ensure that any remaining tartar and plaque is removed from your teeth.
We want to make sure that every side of your teeth are thoroughly cleaned. A professional flossing will make sure that the inside edge of your teeth get some attention.
During each of these steps, the hygienist will occasionally rinse out your mouth, feel free to take your time and swish the water around before it’s sucked up. And now your dental cleaning is complete!
If you have any questions about the cleaning process or want to schedule your six-month cleaning, get in touch with our Mississauga or Scarborough dentist office.
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M Dental Dundas
775 Dundas St. East | Mississauga, ON L4Y 2B5
M Dental Scarborough
1221 Markham Rd. Unit #3 | Scarborough, ON M1H 3E2
We were founded in order to bring our patients closer to their overall health by giving them an oral health that dazzles. Caring, professional and supportive, we aim to give your family a dental office they can be confident in.
From the quality cosmetic dental care and dental implants that will give you a full, confident smile, to general dentistry for the whole family, we offer some of the best dental care services in Scarborough.
With your oral health, waiting could be painful, dangerous or detrimental to your confidence. It’s time to make the next step and be confident in your smile again. Contact our dental specialists today.
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